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Post  NEW222 on Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:33 pm

Hi there. I have just come into what I believe is another product engine with a black horseshoe backplate. The only problem is that there was no needle included with it. So, which needle would I need for it? These two look the same except for length. The difference is $1 in price. Thank you.

http://coxengines.ca/cox-.049-needle-valve-brass-short.html

http://coxengines.ca/cox-.049-needle-valve-brass-long.html
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Re: Needle For Product Engine Help

Post  Marleysky on Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:05 pm

Which needle? How close to the prop do you want your fingers or knuckle??  Longer needles give you a little extra to grip, but may also vibrate loose, so I have read. I think as long as both needles have the same "threads per inch" either will work.
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Post  jsesere on Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:00 pm

PM me with a picture and I'll send you out one.
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Post  happydad on Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:05 pm

jsesere wrote:PM me with a picture and I'll send you out one.
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You can also use the "Killer Bee" needle. They all have the same thread, but the KB needle has a plastic extention to reduce vibration, but cost + $2.
   Use the long one. Some one sells them on ebay for less than $1 each when you buy 10 pieces.

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Re: Needle For Product Engine Help

Post  jsesere on Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:12 pm

I have a couple could you can have for the cost of mailing a letter.
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Re: Needle For Product Engine Help

Post  Marleysky on Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:53 pm

jsesere wrote:I have a couple could you can have for the cost of mailing a letter.

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